Citrus limon L. Burm.f.
Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, 4/8/2011, CVC. Photo rights.
Source: Received as budwood from UCLA Variety block, originally from Russia, 1960.
Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.
Rootstocks of accession: Yuma Ponderosa lemon
Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.
Notes and observations:
11/1989, EMN: A typical market-type lemon; could well be a Lisbon.
Description from The Citrus Industry Vol. 1 (1967):
" Kusner is a vigorous, productive Russian variety said to have originated from the breeding program of the government research station at Sukhum, Georgia. In California, it is indistinguishable from Lisbon or the Vernia introduced from Morocco. "
Availability: Not commercially available in California.
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